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“Poignant...” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Galicia Jewish Museum

Galicia Jewish Museum
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$27.15*
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Krakow Museums and Transport Official Pass
Ranked #29 of 247 things to do in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Galicia Jewish Museum exists to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to celebrate the Jewish culture of Polish Galicia, presenting Jewish history from a new perspective.
Cairns, Australia
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Poignant...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013

This museum added a new dimension to my understanding of the loss of Jewish life here in Europe...not only in terms of lives lost, but also the irreplaceable richness of culture, intelligentsia, spiritual leadership. The photos convey the story in a manner which really hits the heart. Thank you.

Visited October 2013
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New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Well worth it, and not too far from rest of the Jewish Quarter”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

Get a guided tour around the museum and enjoy. The museum does not just review the most well knows sights/stories that we've all heard about. Their rich understanding and review of history will give you a clear and unique glimpse into history. Well worth your time.

Visited October 2013
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2 Thank Arn S
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Very informative”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

Well worth a visit - in the Jewish Quarter. Lots of poignant pictures of Auschwitz and Birkenau. Found the Jewish Quarter quite disappointing

Visited October 2013
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Jewish History”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

This museum in the Jewish District gives a picture of Jewish culture and heritage. There are pictures of synagogues and mass graves in Poland. This museum is not very big however its bookshop offers an impressive selection of books in many languages for sale.
Great value for money.

Visited October 2013
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Waterford, Ireland
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2013

I visited the museum the day before I visited the concentration camp at Austwitch and Birenau and it gave a foretaste of what to expect. A picture tells a thousand words and they showed the hardship endured by the Jews. It was excellent, well laid out and the only thing that could have enhanced the visit would be a couple of benches to sit and ponder on the pictures.
The book shop at the musuem is excellent with plenty of books in English for sale

Visited October 2013
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